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Kate Dundas appointed as Sydney Festival’s new Chair

Sydney Festival has announced Kate Dundas as its new Chair, succeeding David Kirk who leaves the role after almost a decade. Dundas steps into the role after four years as a…

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May 10, 2024 Arts / Entertainment / Events /


Auckland’s Spark Arena breaks all-time attendance record through 2023

Auckland’s Spark Arena has advised that 2023 was its biggest year since opening in 2007, with more than 655,000 fans attending New Zealand’s largest arena and its neighbouring…

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May 9, 2024 Entertainment / Venues /


Consumer advocates welcome New Zealand High Court ruling that Viagogo breached Fair Trading legislation

Consumer protection advocates in New Zealand and internationally have welcomed the ruling in the the High Court in Auckland which found that tactics used by ticket reseller Viagogo had…

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May 9, 2024 Entertainment / Legal / Sport / Ticketing /


Tīrama Mai cultural festival returns this winter to celebrate Puaka-Matariki in Christchurch

Tīrama Mai cultural festival, produced by Christchurch City Council, is returning this winter to celebrate Puaka-Matariki. Puaka and Matariki are two important celestial events in Māori…

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May 9, 2024 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events /


Singapore architectural firm secures tender to illuminate Six Flags Qiddiya theme park

Saudi Arabia’s Six Flags Qiddiya theme park - described as the world’s largest theme park - has awarded the US$28 million tender to illuminate the theme park to Singapore…

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May 9, 2024 Attractions / Entertainment / Technology /


Triple Crown Supercars return to Darwin in 2024 with extra event

The betr Triple Crown Supercars are returning Darwin, and this year the Northern Territory Government has added an extra event to the Hidden Valley strip. Nitro Up North will be returning…

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May 9, 2024 Entertainment / Events /


New Zealand High Court rules against Viagogo in consumer protection case

Global ticket reseller Viagogo has lost a six-year legal battle against the New Zealand Commerce Commission after being found to have repeatedly misled customers in claims that its website…

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May 8, 2024 Entertainment / Legal / Marketing / Sport / Ticketing /


Program finalised for the 31st Asia-Pacific Venue Industry Congress

Set to be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from 19th to 21st May, the Asia-Pacific Venue Industry Congress is once again set to present the venue management…

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May 8, 2024 Entertainment / Security / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /


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